Video Assistant

California State University, Sacramento
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Public Relations & Advertising
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Video Assistant

Job No: 504725
Work Type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Temporary, Part Time, Time Varies, Marketing/Communications

*Note for Applicants: 2/8/22: This position has been reposted and is under active recruitment of additional vacancies.

Working Title

Video Assistant

Classification Title

Media Production Specialist I

Posting Details

*Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, October 11th 2021

Position Summary

Under the lead work direction of the Digital and Social Media, the Photo and Video Assistant captures professional photos and video at Athletic events in compliance with NCAA guidelines. Pictures and video will be used for in the promotion of the Athletics Department.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,923 - $5,580 per month

Hiring Range: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment Type: Temporary

Time Base: Hourly-Intermittent

Pay Plan: 12 months

Work Hours: Hours will vary based on operational needs; must be able to work evenings and weekends.

Department Information

For more information on Sacramento State Athletics, please visit:

Minimum Qualifications

Entry to the first level within this classification requires a basic knowledge of and skill in videography and broadcasting. This knowledge and skill normally is obtained through a bachelor's degree in a related field and at least six months of experience in live events or any broadcasting event, including a thorough knowledge of video production techniques and broadcasting dynamics; furthermore an adept knowledge of cable management and basic collegiate sports knowledge of anticipation of plays.

Required Qualifications

1. Experience taking photos and video of athletics events.
2. Must have completed basic course understanding of filming, lighting, and video comprehension.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities.
3. Must have basic collegiate sport knowledge of Div. I basketball, baseball, softball, gymnastics, volleyball, soccer and football.
4. Basic knowledge of broadcasting dynamics and work environment.
5. Ability to operate and troubleshoot digital cameras.
6. Ability to abide by established guidelines and policies (e.g. Sacramento State, National Collegiate Athletic Association).
7. Ability to work independently under general supervision.
8. Good interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
9. Good communication skills.
10. Good organization skills.
Work Requirements:
11. Ability to travel.
12. Must have appropriate gear for various outdoor conditions (50ºF - 100ºF), wet and dry.
13. Must attend Sacramento State home games.
14. Must have own transportation to and from home games.
15. Must be punctual responses and arrivals when assigned.

Preferred Qualifications

19. 1-2 years experience in live broadcasting.
20. 1-2 years experience in live event camera operations.
21. 1-2 years experience with collegiate athletics work environment.
22. 2-3 years experience with Tricaster, Wirecast broadcasting systems.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Documents Needed to Apply

Resume, cover letter.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to" href="">student success," href="">diversity, equity and inclusion," href="">community engagement," href="">philanthropy, and" href="">campus safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit .

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at

Eligibility Verification
Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Advertised: September 27, 2021 (8:30 AM)
Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

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